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The Punekar talks to Anupam Kher

PILF, Day 3: The last day of the festival marked the presence of Anupam Kher, making it the best finale possible. And, he was at his candid best while addressing the crowd. Read up on for our talk with him on his life, failures and more…

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"Praise me, ridicule me. I really don't care." – Shobhaa De

PILF, Day 2: One of the most awaited sessions of the day was that of Shobhaa De’s. Being a prolific writer herself, she was all praises for PILF and Manjiri Prabhu for managing an event of this magnitude. However, when I got a chance to interview her, I have to admit, I was a little nervous and intimidated by her engrained image in my head, that was constituted by the media and twitterati. But, to my surprise, she was warm and kind and she actually stopped for me to answer with a beautiful smile. Here is a glimpse of the conversation…

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The Punekar at PILF: In Conversation with Narayana Murthy

PILF (Pune International Literary Fest) has kicked off at full throttle. And, the major highlight of the very first day was an enlightening session by Narayana Murthy, founder of Infosys and pride of India. We were lucky to have gotten a chance for a chit chat with him, not discussing business and profits but his humane side, which not many are aware of. Excerpts…